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Nov 2, 2012 2:30pm PDT
in the election has been struggling u.s. economy, but latest jobs numbers released today show some slight improvement in the number of people out of work in october. >> the pace of recovery is slow, but it is sure to be news that both campaigns will be spending in their bid for the white house. >> ohio is the latest stop on the campaign trail. it is a key swing state with a history of voting for the overall winner. that is why barack obama was in the state capital columbus on friday. he's hoping the latest labor market numbers will give him a boost. employment rose slightly. >> the company has hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> said the president thinks things are improving, but his challenger mitt romney says the economy is stagnating. at a rally in wisconsin, he also accused obama of failing to fulfill his promises. >> candidate obama promised change, but he could not deliver it. i promise change, but i have a record of achieving it. >> not everyone sees that as the main issue. new york's conservative mayor michael bloomberg has endorsed obama be
Oct 30, 2012 2:30pm PDT
for chancellor into question. >> spain's economy has fallen deeper into the recession and has shrunk for a fifth successive quarter. >> spain's gdp fell 0.3%, but growth is slow in comparison to previous quarter. averaged out over the year, the economy is predicted to shrink by 1.6%. it has been a tough year for winegrowers, especially in france. cold and wet conditions damage to vineyards during flowering. graves in burgundy were destroyed during hailstones and a heat wave in august. >> vineyards were also damaged by mildews and funguses. champagne was the worst affected, but luckily for wine lovers, it is not all bad news. >> grapevines are very sensitive. they do not like winter to be too cold or summer to be too dry, but too much moisture can damage them as well. this year has been tough for winegrowers, with several unfavorable weather conditions all coming together. french wine makers have been particularly hard hit. wine production has fallen by almost 20% there compared to last year. that is the sharpest fall in production in four years. france is not the only country suffering. in argen
Nov 1, 2012 2:30pm PDT
of the economy on the one hand and reducing debt to recover the confidence of investors on the other. >> all right, our political correspondent. as always, thank you very much. >> u.s. president barack obama and his republican challenger for the white house mitt romney are back on the campaign trail with just five days to go until the election. >> some observers think obama's chances for reelection on november 6 may have gotten a boost from his handling of that monster storm, sandy. on that front, the cleanup effort is facing a number of challenges. >> u.s. oil company shell has confirmed, for instance, that the storm triggered an oil spill on a new jersey refinery, which is partly owned by shell, off the coast of new york city. there was at least one piece of good news for new yorkers today. >> some of new york's vital subway lines are up and running, like here below times square, but many subway tunnels are still flooded, and it is still not clear when full-service will return. especially hard hit, the brooklyn and manhattan connections and the financial district. but normal life is slowly
Oct 26, 2012 6:30pm PDT
the economy grew by an annual rate of 2%, thanks mainly to increased consumer spending, a recovery in the housing market, and an uptick in government spending. analysts say that shows the u.s. economy is improving, but only very slowly and not by enough to bring down unemployment significantly. on to the markets, and german blue chips managed to lock in solid gains on the last day of the trading week. our correspondence sent us this summary of the action from the frankfurt stock exchange. >> good news from the american economy that really brought the dax up to speed. it turned around and started gaining and held those until the end. the fact that the german consumer confidence was at a five-year high due to stable incomes and a labor market was not an issue here that really propelled share prices forward. for the week, the picture is different. the dax losing about 2%. people worried about the debt crisis and above all its effect on individual companies, and investors could see what effect that had in many quarterly results that were published this week. next week will be above all
Oct 29, 2012 2:30pm PDT
economy to qualify for the next installment of the international rescue funding. one of the truck up's proposals would call for public-sector bondholders, -- the troika's proposals would call for public- sector bondholders to write off some of the face value of those bonds. in return for relief, greece would have to carry out additional reforms. wolfgang schaeuble has rejected the idea of public-sector bondholders writing off any of their debt. he also says that a debt buyback proposal that has been floated by the troika might be possible. it greece would borrow money from the esm permanent bailout fund. they would buy back its own debt because greek bonds are cheap right now. greece could buy 15 billion euros worth of debt for just 10 billion. the truck that is due to issue its next report on the current state -- the troika is due to issue its next report on the current state of greece's economy in november. >> i am joined by our correspondent from the frankfurt stock exchange. it looks like a volatile day on the markets. how was the troika meeting impacting stocks? >> investors are
Oct 31, 2012 2:30pm PDT
in coral cay. many wealthy are not concerned about their benefits but are instead word about the economy. >> obama has had four years and really has not come up with anything to show the people that he did better than before, than the administration we had before, so i figure it is time for a change. >> if the majority of retirees share this view on election day, romney may take florida, an important part of winning the election. >> in a minute, we will look at unemployment in europe. >> first, other stories making headlines around the world. >> tensions are high in the tunisian capital after clashes between police and salafist muslims left italy will people dead. >> russia has launched a rocket from the steppes of kazakhstan, headed for the international space station. the rocket is carrying a spacecraft loaded with supplies including hardware, fuel, and water. >> following the resignation of former german president christian wulff, opposition leaders are calling for new rules on the president's salary. they say presidents should no longer be entitled to full salary for the rest of thei
Oct 30, 2012 6:30pm PDT
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Nov 1, 2012 6:30pm PDT
. payroll processing company adp says the u.s. economy added 150,000 jobs in october, the biggest gain since february. >> official figures from the government are to be released tomorrow. the unemployment rate in the u.s. remains just below 8%, much higher than before the onset of the financial crisis that in 2008. those job figures pushed stocks up on both sides of the atlantic on thursday. our correspondent sent us this round up. than any better than expected situation at the job market in the u.s. is a very good sign, not only for the americans, but also for the stock markets all over the world, because it shows that the u.s. economy seems to bottom out. more jobs also means that people are more confident in their own income and that they are willing to spend more money. rising consumer confidence showed that in the u.s., and also the purchase manager index rose unexpectedly, which also shows that the companies are now willing and able to do more investments. >> let's get a quick look at how those european market numbers ended the session. the dax closed just barely down. if we could put
Oct 29, 2012 5:30pm PDT
to the candidates' plans to revitalize the domestic economy. all three candidates promised the same thing. to tighten control over large firms. they all promise support for small businesses. some observers noted they would not find significant differences between the policies. with 50 days to go. >>> japan's space agency says it's planning to launch the next generation rocket some time next year. the exploration agency is developing and testing the small rocket. it's designed to carry a miniature satellite into space. they're aiming to launch in august or september of next year. >> translator: we are trying to make a simple launch system. epsilon will be the first step towards a better future. >> the agency has spent two years and more than 20 billion yen or about 200 remodeling the launch pad in southern japan as part of the epsilon project. >>> japanese researchers say it's likely that more discoveries of a new energy souse already made in seas around the country. members of the team say they have found deposits of methane hydrate. methane hydrate is a type of natural gas. the substance
Oct 26, 2012 5:30pm PDT
for it. >>> north korean officials are trying to get their economy to grow. they gave japanese reporters their first look at one of their zones and shows them how they're trying to attract foreign investment. reporters from nhk and other japanese media visited a special economic zone in the port city of rason. the region is the the northeast bordering china and russia. it has three piers will long cranes. one pier is leased by chinese officials. they use it to ship coal to china. another is leased by russian officials. it's under repair. the seafood processing plant praised kim jong-un and encouraged to raise money. the plant processes 30,000 tons of shellfish and grab per year for export. the north koreans are trying to attract chinese tourists. they built a seaside hotel. the hotel has a casino and and staff. they may have invited japanese media to show they're rebuilding their economy despite the sanctions. >>> security forces in myanmar are trying to stem fighting between buddhists and muslims. 67 people have been killed this week. officials declared a state of emergency in rakin. mo
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